If you are a foodie traveller, you shouldn’t miss Kampong Glam cafes.
Kampong Glam’s culture is such that, you will find all varieties of food. You can find Indian cuisine, Middle Eastern Cuisine, Malay Cuisine and even Japanese. So here are a few you shouldn’t miss. In one single area, you get cuisines from around three to four countries, that are authentic and taste great. So, if your desire is to eat authentic cuisines from all over the world in one afternoon, Kampong Glam is the place to be!
For the true blue foodie travellers, here’s a list of international cuisines cafes and restaurants you shouldn’t miss in Kampong Glam.
1. Try Indian Continental Cuisines @ Going Om LLP
Om is a sacred chant in Hindu and Tibetan traditions and as the owner says, they’ve been inspired by the spirit of the Himalayas. Going OM cafe serves continental cuisine and the menu is interspersed with delicious Indian dishes. This isn’t just a cafe, they have yoga sessions, intuitive reading and healing classes. The decor of Going OM is interesting with a range of colors and interesting artifacts. Although the place has a very yogic vibe to it, they do serve alcohol of all types.
Address: 63 Haji Lane, Singapore 189256
2.Try Indian Cuisines @ Flying Monkey
Some of the tastiest food in the world comes from the Indian subcontinent. Dig into yummy Indian dishes such as butter chicken and pair them with yummy cocktails at Flying Monkey.
Address : 67 Bussorah St, Singapore 199480
3. Try Turkish Mediterranean @ Alaturka Mediterranean & Turkish Restaurant
Crave some kebabs? You are in the right place. Alaturka serves splendid kebabs along with other dishes such as suckule pide(Turkish Pizza). They also serve authentic turkish desserts like the Kunefe which is a must have.
Address: 15 Bussorah St, Singapore 199436
4. Try Turkish Mediterranean @ Derwish Turkish Mediterranean
Derwish is an authentic Turkish restaurant located in Bussorah street. It’s a bustling place with a lot of people. The have a wide range of offerings with traditional Turkish delicacies like kebabs, lamb pie, Kunefe, Beyti and more. The manager Ivan is friendly and makes sure the guests are at home. The interior is beautiful with an authentic vibe to it.
Address: 60 Bussorah St, Singapore 199476
5. Try Lebanese Cuisine @ Lubnan Authentic Lebanese
Lebanese cuisine is considered one of the best in the world and representing that is Lubnan. Owned by the same people who run Derwish, Lubnan serves lebanese items such as Lamb Mandi, Chicken Kabsa among other dishes.
Address: 32 Bussorah Street S’pore, Singapore 199450
6. Try Beirut Lebanese Cuisine @ Beirut Grill
The name is a dead giveaway of what you’ll get. Beirut Grill serves authentic Lebanese food and is one of Singapore’s finest Lebanese restaurants. It has a wide range of offerings, including a lot of vegetarian options. The spices and herbs used in this restaurant are imported from the finest shops in Beirut, Lebanon.
The lamb shish kebab is a top pick.
Address: 72 Bussorah St, Singapore 199485
7. Try Japanese Cuisine @ Makan Koryouri
Makan Koryouri is a genuine Japanese restaurant located in Kandahar street. They have an extensive menu and a good lunch menu for anybody who wants variety.
Best part about this place is they serve sake – an alcoholic drink made from fermented rice.
Address: 32 Kandahar St, Singapore 198891
8. Try Japanese Cuisine @ Hararu Izakaya Pte Ltd
If you guessed Japanese, just by looking at the name of the restaurant, then you guessed right. Hararu Izakaya is a Muslim owned establishment that specialises in charcoal grilled Japanese food. If that doesn’t blow your mind, the actual food will.
This cute establishment with Japanese decor has the usual suspects like Sashimi and Sushi. They serve alcohol free beer as well.
Address: 16 Bussorah St, Singapore 199437
9. Try Local Malay Fine Dining @ Mamanda Restaurant
Mamanda has historical significance because the restaurant is located in a mansion that is 173 years old and was once the home of Tengku Mahmud who was the heir to the Sultan’s throne.
They serve authentic Malay cuisine. It’s located close to the Malay Heritage Centre.
Address: 73 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198497
10. Try Malay & Indonesian @ Kampong Glam Cafe
Named after the area itself, Kampong Glam Cafe serves malay food just like how the malays would eat it. Genuine and tasty. The famous dishes are Mee Rebus, Gado-Gado, Nasi Lemak and many more. Saliva dripping authentic dishes await you!
Address: 17 Bussorah St, Singapore 199438
11. Try Malay-International Fusion @ KRAVE
Krave is located in Bali Lane and the cuisine is western with a tinge of Malay. The menu is straightforward, with Fries, Pizzas, Pastas and more.
Every dish is tasty and is a must try. The management is friendly and their popular item is the Crème brulee with Chempedak. Chempedak is a type of fruit similar to the jackfruit.
Address: 28 Bali Lane, Singapore 189864
12. Just fun and contemporary – Selfie Coffee
Selfie Coffee is located in Haji Lane and is predominantly a coffee bar with a unique offering. The drinks you order will have your selfie on it. How does this work? You take a photo, give it to the baristas and they give you a drink of your choice with your selfie on it. It’s surprisingly quick and it’s fun to experience!
Address: 11 Haji Ln, Singapore 189204
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